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haven

noun anchorage, asylum, citadel, cove, harbor, hideout, landing, place of safety, port, portus, protection, refuge, resting place, retreat, sanctuary, shelter
Associated concepts: diplomatic immunity
See also: asylum, bulwark, domicile, guard, harbor, home, preserve, protect, protection, refuge, screen, shelter

HAVEN. A place calculated for the reception of ships, and so situated, in regard to the surrounding land, that the vessel may ride at anchor in it in safety. Hale, de Port. Mar. c. 2; 2 Chit. Com. Law, 2; 15 East, R. 304, 5. Vide Creek; Port; Road.

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Previously to a full-time post at Havens Wine Cellars, Havens owned a graphic arts business producing marketing collateral for other wineries.
At $32 a bottle, Havens Merlot Reserve is considered among the most reasonably priced of the classically bred, high-end Merlots that often garner up to $100.
From 1991 until 1993, Havens was special assistant to President Bush for legislative affairs and was principally responsible for legislative initiatives in the areas of telecommunications, energy, environment, financial institutions, regulatory reform and transportation.
If we are to put this moment of shame behind us, we can only do so by placing massive public pressure on politicians to defend safe havens effectively, by demanding that they keep their promises, and by offering all kinds of practical support for and solidarity with the victims of this war and with those who still hope for a unified, non-nationalist Bosnia-Herzegovina.
operations of foreign companies headquartered in offshore tax havens.
a recognized leader in data storage media technology and marketing, is currently running a series of "e"-testimonial print advertisements featuring such high-profile end-users as the director of computer operations for the NASDAQ stock exchange, the chief scientist for the SETI@home space sounds supercomputer project and legendary musician Richie Havens.
NYSE:UDS) announced today that its board of directors voted to promote Chris Havens to executive vice president, marketing and retail operations.
Havens has joined the Company as Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing, effective immediately.
Havens loves the park, said Myrna Vafee, assistant director of the Strathearn Historical Park and Museum, which is owned by the Simi Valley Historical Society and the Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District.
OTCBB:NHCT) is pleased to announce that John McDermit and Jason Havens have joined the advisory board of National.
If the bond passes, and the district receives its state matching funds for Ana Verde, construction will begin in February 2003, said Mat Havens, facilities director.